Rododafni

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Rododafni
Ροδοδάφνη
Rododafni is located in Greece
Rododafni
Rododafni
Coordinates: 38°16′N 22°03′E / 38.267°N 22.050°E / 38.267; 22.050Coordinates: 38°16′N 22°03′E / 38.267°N 22.050°E / 38.267; 22.050
Country Greece
Administrative region West Greece
Regional unit Achaea
Municipality Aigialeia
Municipal unit Sympoliteia
Population (2001)[1]
 • Rural 2,514
Community
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 251 00
Area code(s) 26940
Vehicle registration ΑΧ

Rododafni (Greek: Ροδοδάφνη, before 1928: Μουρλά - Mourla[2]) is a village in northern Achaea, Greece. It is located on the Gulf of Corinth, 4 km northwest of Aigio and 28 km east of Patras. Rododafni had a population of 2,514 in 2001. It was the seat of the municipality of Sympoliteia, which is a municipal unit of the municipality Aigialeia since 2011. The Greek National Road 8A (Athens - Corinth - Patras) and the railway Corinth - Patras pass through the village. Rododafni's beach and the area along the coast is called Akoli, while the settlement lying in between is called Avythos. The area was named by Panayoti Dimitropoulos the poet.

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Year Population
1981 1,822
1991 2,736
2001 2,514

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